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PA Act 153 Copy Request Form

This form should be used by Villanova faculty, staff, and students to request copies of their PA Act 153 Background Clearances:

  1. Report of criminal history from PA State Police (completed by Human Resources)
  2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance from PA Department of Human Services
  3. Fingerprint-based Federal criminal history submitted to FBI

Within 3 business days of completing this form, you will receive your clearances by the method you select below.

Obtain your Banner ID in MyNova by searching "View my Villanova Number".

If you need to change your clearances delivery method, please email

Annual Security Report

Annual Security Report

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information about Villanova University's security policies and procedures and crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years. A hard copy is also available upon request through Villanova's Department of Human Resources; contact us at 610-519-7900 if you would like to request a copy.